Mid Coast Hospital

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Coordinates: 43°54′22″N 69°53′29″W / 43.906002°N 69.891329°W / 43.906002; -69.891329

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Front view of Mid Coast Hospital
Geography
Location Brunswick, Maine, Mid Coast, Maine, United States
Organization
Hospital type General (Full-Service, Independent, Community)
Services
Beds 92
History
Founded 1991
Links
Website www.midcoasthealth.com
Lists Hospitals in Maine

Mid Coast Hospital is a full service, 92-bed, independent, community, not-for-profit hospital, located in Brunswick, Maine.

Hospital overview[edit]

Mid Coast Hospital is one of Maine's newest full-service community hospitals. Located in the heart of the Mid Coast region, it opened in 2001. Mid Coast Hospital opened a new Emergency Department (ED) and expanded Medical/Surgical inpatient beds in 2009. In 2011 it opened the Mid Coast Primary Care & Walk-In Clinic, downtown at Brunswick Station. Mid Coast Hospital was formed after a 1991 merger between Bath Memorial Hospital and Regional Memorial Hospital in Brunswick.

Description[edit]

Mid Coast Hospital is a 92-bed community, not-for-profit hospital with an active medical staff of over 180 physicians serving a population of 80,000 area residents. Mid Coast Hospital has more than 30 primary care and specialty areas. Inpatient services include a 24-hour Emergency Department, ICU, Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics, Behavioral Health unit, and a separate Women's Health Care unit with the Maternity Care Center and Gynecologic Services center. Outpatient services include Day Surgery, Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging (including advanced CT, PET scans, and MRI), Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy, and a Hearing Center.

Affiliations[edit]

Mid Coast Hospital is an affiliate of Mid Coast Health Services, which provides a continuum of care through its affiliated organizations: Mid Coast Senior Health Center, CHANS Home Health Care, and Thornton Oaks Retirement Community. Mid Coast Hospital is a clinical affiliate of MaineHealth, which provides a tertiary care connection with Maine Medical Center.

Accreditations[edit]

Mid Coast Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. Mid Coast is also recognized with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission, signifying that the hospital provides the most advanced level of care and that services have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients. Certification is made in conjunction with the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

The comprehensive cancer care program at Mid Coast Hospital received Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons in 2012, for the quality of its comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care. Mid Coast Hospital's Diagnostic Services are accredited by the American College of Radiology. Laboratory Services are accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the American Association of Blood Banks. The Mid Coast Hospital Sleep Disorders Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

In 2009, Mid Coast Hospital was recognized as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only 6% of the hospitals in the country have been awarded Magnet designation. Two other Maine hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition: Maine Medical Center in Portland and Acadia Hospital in Bangor. Mid Coast Hospital achieved Magnet designation a second time in January 2014.

Primary care[edit]

Mid Coast Hospital is affiliated with several adult and pediatric primary care physician practices in the Mid Coast area, including: Mid Coast Medical Group (Primary Care, Pediatrics, and Adult Care in Bath and Topsham), Midcoast Pediatrics, and Martin's Point Health Care in Brunswick. Women's Health Care: Obstetrics/Gynecology is also part of Mid Coast Medical Group.

Specialty care[edit]

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